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The South East Northumberland Maritime Heritage Quilt

The South East Northumberland Maritime Heritage Quilt

7th Feb, 2018
In 2008 Newcastle University Dove Marine Laboratory commissioned artist Allie Walton-Robson of Headway Arts to work with coastal communities to create an artwork mapping, showcasing and sharing mariti...
OPEN: OCEAN

OPEN: OCEAN

10th Feb, 2018
OPEN: OCEAN, exhibition runs from Saturday 10th February to Monday 7th May 2018. An open art exhibition at Woodhorn Museum celebrating the North East coast, seascape, shipbuilding and seafaring h...
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BEAM REACH BLASTING

BEAM REACH BLASTING

10th Feb, 2018
BEAM REACH BLASTING chronicles life aboard the Oosterschelde, a three-masted schooner, among crew and trainees on a 500 nautical mile sail across the North Sea.   The film captures the ...
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THE WILLIAMS EXPEDITION: Rediscovering Antarctica

THE WILLIAMS EXPEDITION: Rediscovering Antarctica

10th Feb, 2018
Discover the little known story of William Smith, a carpenter’s son from Seaton Sluice who built a ship in Blyth and discovered Antarctica. On a trade voyage in 1818, having survived pirates and...